Dr. Linda Castañeda

Dr. Linda Castañeda


Linda is Senior Lecturer in Educational Technology in the Department of Didactics and School Organization at the University of Murcia (Spain). She is also member of GITE (group of Research in Educational Technology) .

She is Educationalist from the University of Murcia and PhD in Educational Technology by the University of Balearic Islands (Extraordinary Doctorate Award and European Mention). She has spent some periods of working in research visiting at the Knowledge Media Institute at the Open University of UK, The Group of Research in e-learning of the University of Oxford, and The Centre for Education and New Technologies (CENT) from the Universitat Jaume I of Castellon (Spain).

With her background in Educational Technology, she has participated in national and international research projects centred on the use, integration and evaluation of Information and Communication Technologies in Education, e-learning, and the impact of those on the Social, Curricular and Organizational change. Currently, her research is around Web 2.0 in education and training, Personal Learning Environments and Emergent Technologies and Pedagogies.

Dr. Castañeda has participated in a wide variety of international events as speaker and I has published some books (her last book about PLEs is completely available on the Internet http://www.um.es/ple/libro) and papers in specialized journals and conferences.

She teaches in degrees related to Education, She is lecturing  at the Faculty of Education, in the degrees of Pedagogy, Social Education, Future primary school teachers, and also in the Masters of Technology Enhanced Learning.

Website: http://www.lindacastaneda.com/english.php

Blog: http://lindacastaneda.com/mushware



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